What If I Wait Until Next Year to Buy a Home?
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We recently shared that national home prices have increased by 6.7% year-over-year. Over that same time period, interest rates have remained historically low which has allowed many buyers to enter the market. … Read More

50% of Homes Sold in 30 Days in March [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Some Highlights: The National Association of REALTORS® recently surveyed their members for their Confidence Index. The REALTORS® Confidence Index is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a … Read More

4 Reasons Why Today’s Housing Market is NOT 2006 All Over Again
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With home prices rising again this year, some are concerned that we may be repeating the 2006 housing bubble that caused families so much pain when it collapsed. Today’s market … Read More

How Much Has Your Home Increased in Value Over the Last Year?
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Home values have risen dramatically over the last twelve months. In CoreLogic’s most recent Home Price Index Report, they revealed that national home prices have increased by 6.7% year-over-year. CoreLogic broke down appreciation … Read More

Why Home Prices Are Increasing
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There are many unsubstantiated theories as to why home values are continuing to increase. From those who are worried that lending standards are again becoming too lenient (data shows this is … Read More

Existing Home Sales Grow Despite Low Inventory [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Some Highlights: According to the latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors, sales grew 1.1% in March to an annual pace of 5.60 million. This is … Read More

“Short of a war or stock market crash…”
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This month, Arch Mortgage Insurance released their spring Housing and Mortgage Market Review. The report explained that an increase in mortgage rates and/or home prices would impact monthly payments this … Read More

New Study Shows ‘Best States for Millennials’
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A new study by WalletHub used “30 key metrics, ranging from share of millennials to millennial unemployment rate to millennial voter-turnout rate” to find out which states are the ‘Best … Read More

Buying a Home Is Cheaper Than Renting in the Majority of the US
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The results of the 2018 Rental Affordability Report from ATTOM show that buying a median-priced home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 54% of U.S. counties analyzed for the report. … Read More

Home Buying Myths Slayed [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Some Highlights: The average down payment for first-time homebuyers is only 6%! Despite mortgage interest rates being over 4%, rates are still below historic numbers. 88% of property managers raised … Read More

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